XML has become the standard for exchanging complex data, and i is quickly becoming the standard platform for processing it.
By Joe Pluta
Passing business data from one machine to another has always been one of the more difficult issues, but one of the most common standards today is XML. XML has a number of features that make it very powerful for data interchange but that don't mesh with the fixed records and fields of traditional i languages. However, each release of i provides new capabilities that make it easy for i programmers to work in the XML world. In this article, we'll examine some of the features that have been added in recent releases, including Version 6.1.